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How To Drive Safely in City Centre Driving Conditions

Navigating their way through the often-packed streets of towns and cities is absolutely unavoidable for many drivers. When completing your driving lessons in Chertsey with us, you can be sure to rely on the calming influence of your instructor but when you are out on your own, the whole experience can be a little more stressful. Fortunately, whilst something of an acquired taste, city centre driving is something that you will get used to the more hours you spend driving. […]

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Are You An Eco Friendly Driver?

For the previous 5 years, a crucial part of all driving tests is demonstrating an ability to drive in a way that emphasizes eco safe driving techniques. What is Eco Driving? Eco driving is the modern method of driving which has been created to ensure drivers reach their destination in the most cost effective, safe and eco-friendly way possible. Driving with high engine revolutions (high RPM), consumes more fuel, costs money and causes significant CO2 emissions and air pollutants with negative environmental […]

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ADI Training – The Gold Standard of Driving

Would you like to squeeze every last drop from your driving skills. Our ADI training courses will provide you with everything that you need to become a qualified driving instructor just like us! We are close to several ADI testing centres in Surrey, ensuring that your training takes place over roads that you could be using on your Part 2 and Part 3 tests. Our highly qualified ADI trainers deliver a course that is second to none ensuring that when you complete […]

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What Are The Scariest Things You’ve Seen On The Road?

The majority of motorists are terrified of distracted road users, even more than having their car stolen or facing bad weather.A survey conducted by Servicing Stop, asked motorists what their biggest concert when driving was, to which 70 per cent replied with distracted drivers. This was followed by over half saying their were concerned by impaired drivers or people driving under the influence. What Are The Biggest Fears? Car jackers and hackers together made up 23 per cent of all […]

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Do Any Of These Irritate You Whilst Driving?

According to a number of surveys conducted by the AA spanning a decade, tailgating was by some distance (pun intended!!) the most criticised act in all but one incidence, taking a backseat to talking on a mobile phone in 2014. In 2017, a majority 26 per cent voted tailgating as the most infuriating part of driving, closely followed by those who could not stand people talking on their phones – some 25 per cent of the group. Middle lane hogging […]

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Do You Know These Mobile Phone Driving Laws?

New mobile phone driving laws were introduced in March 2017, which saw both the fine and penalty point endorsements increase. Here is everything you need to know to avoid being penalised for the offence. It was revealed that almost half of British motorists are risking being penalised of using their phone behind the wheel of their car. This is despite stricter punishments being introduced in 2017. Here is a breakdown of what the mobile phone driving law is and why you can […]

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This Is Almost Unbelievable!

A man who switched on his car’s autopilot before moving to the passenger seat while travelling along a motorway has been banned from driving for 18 months. Bhavesh Patel, aged 39, of Alfreton Road, Nottingham, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving at St Albans Crown Court on Friday, April 20. The court heard that at 7.40pm on May 21, 2017, Patel was driving his white Tesla S 60 along the northbound carriageway of the M1, between junctions 8 and 9 near Hemel Hempstead. […]

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Could Wearing Sunglasses Whilst Driving Land You With A Large Fine?

UK drivers are being warned about the type of sunglasses they are wearing while on the roads. The weather is improving in the UK, enjoying a mini-heatwave last week, as the summer approaches. Sunglasses will almost become a staple for drivers in Britain to reduce the glare of the sun, but they could also land you in trouble. In fact, drivers could land a fine of up to £2,500. Rule 237 of the Highway Code dictates that “if you are […]

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Which Driving Manoeuvres Do You Find The Trickiest

The driving manoeuvres motorists hate the most revealed: Why Britons struggle with parking – and even roundabouts A survey of 2,000 UK motorists identified what they found most difficult to do Topping the charts was parallel parking, with almost half flunking attempts Parking was a key theme of the findings, with motorists admitting they struggle Most of the top 10 hardest manoeuvres are – or have previously been – requirements of passing a driving test Motorists have had their say […]

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How Could YOU Be Impacted By These New Driving Laws

In 2018 a number of new driving laws, rules and regulations have been introduced. New laws and rules have been and will continue to be introduced over the course of the year, which could have an impact on drivers. Here are the new rules and laws that are set to be announced over the course of 2018: Pavement Parking A nationwide pavement parking ban has been proposed in the UK, which could see drivers flouting the rule land a £70 fine. […]

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